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CAFE MESE: And A Messy Shirt

The newest addition to the diverse culinary choices of Sirkeci, Istanbul, Cafe Mese is an elegantly designed and sparkling fresh little restaurant and coffee shop...

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BREW COFFEEWORKS: Works For Me

A South African coffee company has set up shop in Sirkeci, offering a full line of brewed coffee drinks, and maybe a sandwich around tea...

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KOSKA: A Hell Of A Helva

Koska, which is a well known brand name in Turkey, has recently opened its newest store right in the heart of the Sirkeci district. Proffering a dizzying...

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BOLULU HASAN USTA: Short & Sweet

This small sweet shop near Sirkeci train station offers a wide variety of desserts including sutlaç (rice pudding), kadayıf (shredded wheat with layered cheese) and...

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NURİ TOPLAR: Drink For Your Fortune

“But Louis, you already wrote about Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi why do you need to write about another coffee place?” Here are three reasons: 1. I...